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Delving Deep In History Brought Me Home

The Coming Home Network International recently published an abbreviated version of my conversion story in their monthly newsletter and online at their website. I decided to reproduce the article in it’s entirety here along with a PDF of the full newsletter at the bottom of the article. Enjoy! Delving Deep In History Brought Me Home We’ve all heard the maxim, “Your starting point always…

What is Heresy?!

her·e·sy /ˈherəsē/ Belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine. Okay…so what is orthodox? or·tho·dox /ˈôrTHəˌdäks/ Conforming to what is generally or traditionally accepted as right or true; established and approved. — 1 — Questions of orthodoxy and heresy began to really occupy my mind several years back as I was beginning to investigate the claims of the Catholic Church. Essentially, I began…

The Great Uncertainty – Problems with Individual Fallibility

Yesterday I listened to a two hour debate between Catholic author and apologist Devin Rose, and Nathaniel Taylor a graduate of Biola University, Westminster Theological Seminary, and a current philosophy student at Talbot School of Theology. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to their debate; hopefully Devin and Nate will excuse me for weighing in with a couple of my own thoughts  🙂…

AFFL #004 Adam’s Conversion Story w/Gus Lloyd on Seize the Day

On this special edition of the show we roll out the audio from the interview with Gus Lloyd detailing Adam’s conversion story on Seize the Day (Catholic Channel 129 Sirius/XM) during Gus’ Conversion Corner Segment. Enjoy this exclusive “Director’s Cut” edition for AFFL podcast subscribers only! Gus Lloyd’s website Head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show, and please, give us…

AFFL #003 Livin’ on a Prayer

On this episode we talk about the differences between Catholic and Protestant prayer, review the movie Captain America Winter Soldier, share your feedback, and catch up on what’s been happening during the last week including Adam’s interview on Seize the Day with Gus Lloyd. We end by discussing the persecution of Christians in Iraq by ISIS and encourage believers everywhere to…

Why I’m Catholic ~ Conversion

Part 3: Conversion (This is part three of a three part series. For part one click here.) Even though I was raised being told that we couldn’t be certain about a great many things, I was also raised to believe that truth was absolute. If that seems like somewhat of a contradiction – well, it seemed that way to me as well.…

Why I’m Catholic ~ Catholicism and the Reformation

Part 2: Catholicism and the Reformation (This is part two of a three part series.  For part one click here.) Before moving on I should probably note that I’ve always been fairly anti-Catholic. As I said before, growing up I was raised in a context that was dubious about whether or not Catholics were even saved and I was even exposed…

Why I'm Catholic - Context

Why I’m Catholic ~ Context

Your Starting Point Doesn’t Always Determine Your Conclusion… Part 1: Context A pastor friend who had heard of my conversion to Catholicism cautioned me that, “Your starting point always determines your conclusion.”  Often this is a maxim that I would wholeheartedly agree with. I too have recognized that frequently a faulty conclusion is indeed the result of an erroneous starting point. This certainly seems to…

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